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Arion Fountain

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Address: Horni Namesti | Upper Square, Olomouc, Czech Republic

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I love architecture both historic and modern. And this time I enjoyed admiring the Arion Fountain even more with my shoes taken off wading in water. Being in the city of fountain... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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BRNO
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I love architecture both historic and modern. And this time I enjoyed admiring the Arion Fountain even more with my shoes taken off wading in water. Being in the city of fountain this is the right place to calm down during the hot summer day.

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Olomouc, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

The fountain servers as small water places for kids, but it is very interesting statue as well..in you come close enough you can see historical maps of Olomouc and Moravia, small turtles and many other interesting features...

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016 via mobile

Amazing set of sculptures. Thank goodness for the English info floor slab. Was actually pleased the fountain is off for winter since you can get right up and see how much is sculpted. Lots of tiny characters etc

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Thank Jason C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

many fountain in Olomouc. baroco fouintains. You must see every - cause every are different. Its a wealth of Olomouc!!!!

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Thank Marek P
Czech Republic
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

beautiful fountain by the contemporary sculptor Ivan Theimer. always surrounded by children. it is a favourite place on the square.

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Sammamish, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

This fountain is beautiful to look at and we use it as a meeting point when meeting friends in the main square of Olomouc. Upon closer look you will see amazing detail in the sculptures...truly amazing. Right next to the fountain is a Turtle which we love to say to our friends "let's meet at the turtle". The turtle is... More 

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Thank Dawn L
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Liked this fountain of all those in the square. It has more charm and fantasy about it. The turtle & the sculpture of the 2 children add to it. Be sure to pick up a map, with detailed information, (Olomouc in a nutshell) at the tourist office beside the Town Hall.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014 via mobile

The fountain is located at the main market square which adds se beauty to it. While visiting the square it will definitely be seen.

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Thank Tomek86
Voronezh, Russia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

It's a lovely fountain situated on the central square of Olomouc. You'll hardly pass by it... but it's worth to stop for a minute and descry all the details. Yes, of cause, there are bigger and greater fountains in the world. But Arion Fountain seemed to me really unique with its design and ideas it brings... You won't pass by...... More 

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Torun, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Really nice fountain in city where there are lots of fountains. My kids came back few times to spend one more minute here. Worth seeing when you're in Olomouc Old Town.

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